|Gambling / Democracy Training|
Texas hold'em might be Hollywood's game of choice these days, but for gambling expert John Marchel, nothing beats blackjack. Host Jeffrey Callison talks with John about the subtleties of cards and other games. Northern Californians talk about their work teaching the practice of democracy abroad with the International Republican Institute.
Keywords: Gambling; Texas Hold'em; John Marchel; Democracy; International republican Institute; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
|Gender gap / Government surveillance / Rest in peace|
A new report reveals women increasingly outnumber men in college enrollment in California. Experts tell you why, and what - if anything - should be done about it. A new survey reveals how people in our region feel about government policies intended to combat terrorism. A local widow describes her effort to convince the military to allow a religious symbol on her husband's headstone.
Keywords: gender gap; higher education; public reaction to terrorism efforts; Wicca; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio
Your genetic makeup can reveal important information about your future health. Host Jeffrey Callison speaks with policy, medical and privacy experts about how this information is used, and how it should be managed. UC Davis researchers have just completed a study examining the cancer risk posed by everyday exposures to asbestos fibers in naturally occurring geologic asbestos deposits. Jeffrey speaks with Marc B...
Keywords: genetic privacy; asbestos study; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
Most scientists are warning of the effects of global warming with increasing urgency. Today on Insight you'll learn how global warming impacts California and how the state is responding. You’ll also hear what you can do to reduce its impact. ... About our guest host: Douglas Everett is a practicing physician in Sacramento and Stockton. He hosts "Radio Parallax" on KDVS 90.3 FM Davis, Thursdays at 5 p.m.
Keywords: Global Warming; Douglas Everett; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio
There’s no major league baseball team in Sacramento, but it’s still a baseball town. Today on Insight, the long history of baseball in California’s capital from the Sacramento Solons to the River Cats. It’s the subject of a new documentary on KVIE. You’ll hear an archive recording from a Sacramento Solons pitcher Tony Freitas. Plus, fans and experts tell you about former players and why so many Sacramentans love the game.
Keywords: Sacramento baseball history; Sacramento Solons; River Cats; Tony Freitas; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
|Goodnight B&B? / Democracy fuel / YouTube R Us|
Bed and breakfasts can be terrific alternatives to hotels. Today B&B owners tell you why their businesses are becoming more and more difficult to operate. Author and non-profit leader Wendy Reid Crisp tells you what society needs to do to ensure a well-functioning democracy. A woman in our region could very well be the top uploader ever to YouTube, the popular website for sharing videos. She has nearly 2,000 uploads to her credit so far...
Keywords: B&B; Bed and Breakfast; Wendy Reid Crisp; democracy; YouTube; Hwaiting.net; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
|Grief and Grieving|
Grief Jeffrey speaks with David Kessler, co-author of On Grief and Grieving - Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss, about our fear of death and our inevitable acceptance of it. Kessler teaches the newly bereaved how to recognize, and cope, with their emotions, anticipatory grief, dreams, isolation, sex, regrets, and public grief. Solar Power More and more homes are solar powered...
Keywords: On Grief and Grieving; five stages of loss; solar power; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio